Installing the Helwig Carbon BPK-S Bearing Protector Kit

May 18th, 2017

Effective bearing protection diverts current from the motor shaft and provides the lowest resistance path to ground. Using Helwig Carbon’s bearing protector solutions result in the lowest shaft voltage and greatest discharge to ground via the kit instead of the bearings or other components.

Helwig Carbon’s kits come in a variety of sizes designed for a wide range of applications. Today we are focusing on the BPK-S, the sealed option designed for caustic environments. The kits are easy to install and maintain. Ideally the shaft surface should be clean with a surface finish between 32 and 63 RMS. To continue reading click the image below . . .

Do not use any external lubrication. The brush will supply its own lubrication.


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